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Two Austrian hikers killed in Swiss avalanche

Two Austrian hikers have died in an avalanche in eastern Switzerland, police said on Wednesday.

Swiss bank chief rocked by currency swap claims

Swiss bank chief rocked by currency swap claims

Swiss central bank chief Philipp Hildebrand on Wednesday faced fresh claims about his personal currency transactions in a scandal that has shaken the Swiss banking industry.

Swiss retail giants call for weaker franc

Swiss retail giants call for weaker franc

Swiss retailers Coop and Manor have joined forces to ask for a minimum exchange rate of 1.40 francs ($1.50) per euro and longer opening hours.

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Student’s body ‘forgotten’ in Manila morgue

The body of a 24-year-old student languished in a Manila morgue for more than three months before the family of the deceased was notified.

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Swiss league docks 4 more points from Xamax

The Swiss Football League (SFL) said on Tuesday it had deducted a further four points from Neuchatel Xamax football club for breaches of licensing rules.

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Swiss bankers hid $1.2 billion: US indictment

Three Swiss bankers were indicted in the United States Tuesday, accused of hiding $1.2 billion in assets of US clients seeking to avoid declaring their full wealth to tax authorities.